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UOG Cancer Research Center Hosts “YOU are the Key to Cancer Prevention” Symposium for Health Providers


The University of Guam Cancer Research Center is inviting health providers in Guam to participate in a symposium highlighting the latest information on HPV and cervical cancer in Guam.  The symposium, entitled “YOU are the Key to Cancer Prevention,” will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017, from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Guam.

Highlights of the symposium include presentations by Dr. Rachael Consoli on “Updates on Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines” and Dr. Amanda Del Rosario, who will talk about the “Prevention of Cervical and Other HPV-Related Infections and Cancers – The Role of HPV Vaccine.” Dr. Yvette Paulino from the UOG Cancer Research Center will discuss “Distribution of Cervical Cancer and HPV,” while Dr. Lilnabeth Somera and Dr. Ana Joy Mendez will speak about “Health Providers’ Perceptions and Perceived Challenges in Guam.”

The symposium is open to all healthcare professionals.  Three (3) CEUs and three (3) CMEs are pending approval by the Guam Nurses Association and the Guam Medical Society, respectively. Seating is limited to 80 participants only.  Registration is open until Friday, June 16, 2017, or until the capacity has been reached.  Registration is available by calling 735-3036, emailing guam.symposium.cancer@gmail.com, or completing online form at https://youarethekeyguam.eventbrite.com.

The symposium for Guam’s health providers is a collaborative effort of the University of Guam Cancer Research Center, American Cancer Society, Department of Public Health Social Services Guam Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, Guam Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition, Guam Medical Society, Guam Nursing Association, Guam Cancer Care, Guam Regional Medical City, American Medical Center, FHP, and LiveHealthyGuam.

For more information or to register for the symposium, please contact the UOG Cancer Research Center at 735-3036 email guam.symposium.cancer@gmail.com or visit https://youarethekeyguam.eventbrite.com.